John Donald Wallace
(1845-1907)
Hannah Patmore
(1847-1881)
Curtis Poapst
(1843-1885)
Helen Lind Studley
(1850-1921)
William Havelock Wallace
(1870-1935)
Edith Pearl Poapst
(1880-1943)

Lorna Doone Wallace
(1921-2006)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. DeWayne Burton Johnson

Lorna Doone Wallace 1 2

  • Born: 22 Apr 1921, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Marriage (1): DeWayne Burton Johnson on 22 Aug 1942 in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Died: 21 Mar 2006, Panorama City, Los Angeles, California, United States at age 84
  • Buried: 24 Mar 2006, Eternal Valley, Newhall, Los Angeles, California, United States

   Another name for Lorna was Mrs. Lorna Wallace Johnson.

  Birth Notes:

Attending physician at birth was J[ay] L. Beebe, M.D., husband of her aunt Hetty.

  Noted events in her life were:

Residence: 1431 Linden Avenue, 1921-1935, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Census: U.S, 11 Apr 1930, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States. 3 Household:
Wallace, William H., Head, M, W, 59, M, Canada-English, Immig. 1880, Real estate broker
Wallace, Edith P., wife, F, W, 49, M, Canada-English, Immig 1891
Wallace, Lind H., Son, M, W, 18, S, California
Wallace, Stanley H., Son, M, w, 13, S, California
Wallace, Lorna Doone, Daughter, F, W, 8, S, California

The family's good friend "Mrs. Shepard" also appears in this census. Widow Mrs. Emma P. Shepard lived two houses away at 1423 Linden Avnue.

Graduated: Long Beach Polytechnic High School ("Poly"), Feb 1939, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States. CSF 5, Latin Contio, El Circulo Castellano, Lamp Recipient, Minor L, Caerulea Art, Acacia, Writers' Club, Stamp Club

Earthquake, 10 Mar 1933, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States. Lorna was having a piano lesson at the time of the earthquake. The Long Beach Earthquake of 1933 was very destructive. Among other buildings damaged was First Methodist Episcopal Church on the northwest corner of Pacific Avenue and 5th Street. That church building no longer stands, having been replaced by the more modern First United Methodist Church.


Lorna married DeWayne Burton Johnson, son of Alexander L Johnson and Lula Mae Talbot, on 22 Aug 1942 in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States. (DeWayne Burton Johnson was born on 18 Apr 1920 in Newman Grove, Madison, Nebraska, United States, died on 31 Dec 2014 in Holy Cross Medical Center, Mission Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States and was buried in Eternal Valley, Newhall, Los Angeles, California, United States.)


Sources


1 Birth Certificate.

2 Personal Documents, Family records of Lorna (Wallace) Johnson.

3 FamilySearch Historical Files (www.familysearch.org), "United States Census, 1930", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCJL-1L3 : accessed 4 January 2016), Lorna Doone Wallace in entry for William H Wallace, 1930.


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